November 6, 2014

A New Edition of Bioethics is Available

Bioethics (Vol. 28, No. 9, November 2014) is now available online by subscription only. Articles include: “When Intuition is Not Enough. Why the Principle of Procreative Beneficence Must Work Much Harder to Justify Its Eugenic Vision” by Rebecca Bennett “Reciprocity-Based Reasons … Read More

October 29, 2014

A New Edition of The Journal of Medicine & Philosophy is Available

The Journal of Medicine & Philosophy (Volume 39, No. 5, October 2014) is now available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Flouting the demands of justice? physician participation in executions” by Adam Kadlac “Love as a regulative ideal in surrogate decision making” … Read More

September 1, 2014

Singularity or Transhumanism: What Word Should We Use to Discuse the Future?

(Slate) – Singularity. Posthuman. Techno-Optimism, Cyborgism. Humanity+. Immortalist. Machine intelligence. Biohacker. Robotopia. Life extension. Transhumanism. These are all terms thrown around trying to describe a future in which mind uploading, indefinite lifespans, artificial intelligence, and bionic augmentation may (and I … Read More

June 20, 2014

Truly Human Enhancement by Nicholas Agar and Humanity Enhanced by Russell Blackford – Reviews

(The Guardian) – Fantasies of human enhancement have a long history, from early myths about supernormal strength and eternal life to 20th-century comic superheroes: Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and their many emulators. While early attempts to achieve superpowers in real life – … Read More

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